Eric Clapton Crossroads 2 Live In The Seventies

Crossroads 2 Live In The Seventies is a live album boxset by Eric Clapton.

While there are a few studio tracks, the majority of this 4 CD set consists of previously unreleased recordings of Eric Clapton and his band performing live from 1974 to 1978.

Eric Clapton Crossroads 2 Live In The Seventies

Whilst this is probably too much for the casual fans of his solo work in the 1970s, it is an exciting collection for devoted fans.

Songs On Crossroads 2 Live In The Seventies

CD 1

Lonesome Road Blues (Studio Outtake) 5:16
Have You Ever Loved A Woman (Live At Long Beach Arena, California / 1974) 7:42
Willie And The Hand Jive / Get Ready (Live At Long Beach Arena, California / 1974) 11:42
Can’t Find My Way Home (Live At Long Beach Arena, California / 1974) 5:19
Driftin’ Blues / Ramblin’ On My Mind (Live At Long Beach Arena, California / 1974) 11:36
Presence Of The Lord (Live At Long Beach Arena, California / 1974) 8:48
Rambling On My Mind / Have You Ever Loved A Woman (Live 1974 Hammersmith Odeon) 8:16
Little Wing (Live 1974 Hammersmith Odeon) 6:43
The Sky Is Crying / Have You Ever Loved A Woman / Rambling On My Mind (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London / 1974) 7:39

CD 2

Layla (recorded 25 June 1975 at the Providence Civic Center) 5:38
Further On Up The Road (recorded 25 June 1975 at the Providence Civic Center) 4:31
I Shot The Sheriff (recorded 28 June 1975 at the Nassau Coliseum) 10:21
Badge (recorded 28 June 1975 at the Nassau Coliseum) 10:42
Driftin’ Blues (recorded 25 June 1975 at the Providence Civic Center) 6:58
Eyesight To The Blind / Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad ? (recorded 25 June 1975 at the Providence Civic Center) 24:19

CD 3

Tell The Truth (Live At The Hammersmith Odeon / 1977) 8:57
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (Live 1977 Hammersmith Odeon) 5:20
Stormy Monday (Live 1977 Hammersmith Odeon) 13:02
Lay Down Sally (Live 1978 Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California) 5:23
The Core (Live 1978 Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California) 9:13
We’re All The Way (Live 1978 Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California) 2:55
Cocaine (Live 1978 Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California) 6:37
Goin’ Down Slow / Rambling On My Mind (Live 1978 Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California) 13:45
Mean Old Frisco (Live 1978 Savannah Civic Center, Georgia) 5:53

CD 4

Loving You (Is Sweeter Than Ever) (recorded 28 November 1978 at the Victoria Hall, Hanley) 4:23
Worried Life Blues (recorded 28 November 1978 at the Victoria Hall, Hanley) 5:58
Tulsa Time (Live 1978 Apollo Glasgow) 4:31
Early In The Morning (recorded 28 November 1978 at the Victoria Hall, Hanley) 6:19
Wonderful Tonight (Live 1978 Apollo Glasgow) 6:24
Kind Hearted Woman (Live 1978 Apollo Glasgow) 5:17
Double Trouble (recorded 28 November 1978 at the Victoria Hall, Hanley) 11:06
Crossroads (recorded 28 November 1978 at the Victoria Hall, Hanley) 5:21
To Make Somebody Happy (studio recording) 5:13
Cryin’ (studio recording) 3:00
Water On The Ground (studio recording) 2:59

A very extensive compilation of live recordings by Eric Clapton makes a compelling case that there was more life in his post Derek & The Dominos albums than you might have expected.

I’ve said it before but his popularity has led to an unfair backlash. He’s an easy target to knock with his best studio albums so early in his recording career.

%%CUSTOMERREVIEWS%%

What Do You Think?

Is this the best live album by Eric Clapton?

What Are The THREE Best Eric Clapton Live Albums? (Click on the links to go to the reviews)

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

The new laid back version of Clapton that we saw in the mid to late 1970s probably doesn’t create enough guitar fireworks to quality for the best blues rock live albums poll even though there is plenty of excellent guitar playing on this recording.

What Are The FIVE Best Blues Rock Live Albums? (Click on the links to go to the reviews)

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Buying Crossroads 2 Live In The Seventies

It is available from Amazon.comAmazon.co.ukiTuneseBay

The original pricing for the boxset was expensive but the offer for the digital download tempted me into buying it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *